Southern Atlantic Ocean Update

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The 22 day journey to Argentina is well underway…  See some notes from the satellite email update from the ship.

 

Please find below updates from the ship for yesterday and today!

Time: 0830 hrs UTC

Date: 09/11/2015

Latitude: 08 deg 13 min S

Longitude: 34 deg 11 min W

Average Speed Last 24h: 3.3 Knots

Distance in last 24 hrs: 133 nm

Total distance travelled this voyage: 146 nm

Distance to port: 2230 nm (to Buenos Aires)

Temperature: 24 deg C

Sea state:  2 (smooth – wavelets)

Wind: Force 2 (light breeze)

Sailing status: fore staysail, main staysail, main sail, mizzen, inner jib, outer jib

Log Keeper: Zach

Other: We had 2 fish on the lines, but couldn’t bring them in.  Sunday dinner was lasagna, with tiramisu for dessert – YUM!

 

Time: 0610 hrs UTC

Date: 10/11/2015

Latitude: 10 deg 09 min S

Longitude: 35 deg 03 min W

Average Speed Last 24h: 4.5 Knots

Distance in last 24 hrs: 112 nm

Total distance travelled this voyage: 256 nm

Distance to port: 2108 nm (to Buenos Aires)

Temperature: 26 deg C

Sea state:  2 (smooth – wavelets)

Wind: Force 3 (gentle breeze)

Sailing status: fore staysail, main staysail, main sail, mizzen, inner jib, outer jib, upper topsail

Log Keeper: Nicholas

Other: Last night was taco night, complete with a great variety of toppings.   We’re settling back in to life at sea, and we’re all looking forward to seeing everyone in Buenos Aires!

 

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